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New York Then and Now: The Lower East Side - make sure to check out pp. 50-57 to read excerpts from the annual reports of NYPL librarians in the 1940s-1970s: #TeachNYPL

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#TeachNYPL #NYC #History Our Study Guide to East Harlem: [Photo from NYPL Digital Collections: East Harlem tenement row with campaign signs for Lanzetta & Marcantonio: Manhattan (1937)]

Tenement Museum - this museum, located in an actual tenement, is dedicated to interpreting and preserving the history of the immigrant experience on New York City's Lower East Side.

#TeachNYPL #History #NYC From the NYPL Digital Collections: Silent Protest parade on Fifth Avenue, New York City, July 28, 1917, in response to the East St. Louis race riot. In front row are James Weldon Johnson [far right], W. E. B. DuBois [2nd from right], Rev. Hutchens Chew Bishop, rector of St. Philip's Episcopal Church [Harlem] and realtor John E. Nail.

230 Fifth Restaurant and Bar in New York

#TeachNYPL #History #NYC Ellis Island: Portraits of Immigrants. All the images are from The New York Public Library's extensive collections about Ellis Island and the immigrant experience.

A street corner in New Orleans. NYPL, Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. Digital ID: 120443.

City Vista, West Street, looking east, Manhattan. (August 12, 1938). NYPL Digital Gallery.